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    October 1, 2012
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better than alternatives. we fight but in the end, shake hands and hundreds of relts. and whatever happens this year, making of american presidents is a pretty wonderful thing. >> good morning to you. i am ainsley earhardt. >> i am heather nauert. hope you had a great weekend. it is monday october the 1st. october the 1st. >> it is time for the top 5@5:00. the supreme court begins a new term today. it could include significant cases following last term's landmark decision to uphold obama care. on the docket an affirmative action place where a white woman claims she was rejected from the
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un oo university un of texas because of her race. gay marriage laws and hear challenge to the voting rights act. a fox news alert for you. three nato troops and a translator killed in a homicide bombing in eastern afghanistan along with at least 10 other people. the attacker drove a motorcycle packed with explosives right into the troops that were patrolling a market. the taliban claiming responsibility for this. the attack comes a day after two americans were killed in a shootout between afghan american troops. two people are dead and one person in critical condition after a shooting at a florida vfw post. a motorcycle club several arms men reportedly showed up firing weapons. it looked like a fight between two motorcycle groups. several people were arrested but no one has been charged yet. a cameraman who accompanied iran's president for the u.n.
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general assembly is seeking asylum. he didn't say when he defected. this comes a week after mahmoud ahmadinej ahmadinejad's top advisor gave controversial material about the premiere leader. lindsay lohan can't stay out of trouble. the actress calling police over the weekend claiming she had been chokeed by a party pal in her new york city hotel room. lohan reportedly confronted this guy after she realized he had been taking cell phone pictures and e-mailing them to friends. they raised christian lab bella a former staffer for illinois congressman. he dropped the assault and harassment charges against him. that is your 5@5:00. this morning new concerns over the white house' handling of the deadly terrorist attack in libya. they gaye conflicting statements about what the president
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actually knew. kelly wright is live with the latest for us. >> good morning, kelly. >> all of this surrounds the questions what are the facts surrounding this act that happened in benghazi libya. the answer may not be quick lanesed since the fbi is in libya but unable to enter bin gad benghazi d benghazi. there is conflicting information it released. one congresswoman is calling for the resignation of u.s. ambassador susan rice while others continue to criticize her over her initial statement abouts the attack on the consulate in benghazi wasn't being a spontaneous up rising over an anti pmuslim video. >> what she said is total ignorance of facts on the ground. five days later. five days went by. we have reports intelligence knew within 24-hours it was a
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terrorist attack. they sent her out to say things that were absolutely false and continues to do so which is again real liter as i say willful ignorance or abysmal lack of knowledge of the facts. >> the obama administration claims the facts are still being gathered in the initial report of the attack information was not clear enough that it was a terrorist attack. information was rived at determinations were made that was shared with the american people. the focus needs to be how do we make sure our facilities and ambassadors are secure going forth. >> the president called it an act of terror the day after it happened. when you are the responsibility party when you are the administration and you have a responsibility to act on what you know and what the intelligence commune blooifts this is being thoroughly
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investigated. >> it took the lives of chrfour people. in moving forth there needs to be more focus on the american personnel serving abroad in diplomatic missions. tennessee senator will be live. he is one of the republican lawmakers who wrote james clapper calling for more answers about the attack. 5 minutes after the hour. it is a time to look at who is talking. >> paul ryan sitting down with fox news sunday the up coming debates and the attack on the u.s. congs lat in libya, ryan slamming them saying it shows the weakness of the president's foreign policy. >> there are republicans and democrats calling for an investigation. the response was slow they were confused and inconsistent.
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first they awed it was a youtube video and spon tan yours mob we now know it was a planned terrorist attack. if it was one tragic incident that would be a tragedy in and of itself. it is a bigger picture of the fact of the foreign policy is unravelling before our eyes on the tv screen. what mitt romney is going to continue to do a land a vision for foreign policy one american strength verses what i would articulate the president's policy is one of weakness. we are seeing the ugly fruits of the obama foreign policy unravel around the world on our tv screens. the vice presidential hopeful also discussing the race for the white house and his and mitt romney's current standings in the polls giving his take on why the republican ticket is trailing behind. the question given all of that, why are you and romney losing at this? >> we are going to win this race. given that we are going to win this race. >> you are not at this point. you are losing. >> we can debate polls.
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i can tell you this. the president is offering 4 more years of the same. the president has been very good at distorting the issue and disguising the truth. he has been very good at distracting people. kaent run on hope and change any more so he's running on division, distraction, distortion to try to win election by default. we are going to give america a clear choice here are the policies to get economic opportunities, to get people out of poverty into the middle class, to get economic opportunity and job security. we are going to show the country here's what you need to do to tackle these problems. >> here's my question. the fact that the message hasn't gotten through al-jazeera effectively as it could so f -- gotten through as effectively as you wish is that your fault the voter's fault? >> they are trying to distort or positions and trying to distract people. at the end of the day i kinding
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that's going to work. >> he squares off with president obama in the first presidential debate. we will hear more from paul ryan about what he thinks romney has to do to woifrn the undecided voters. let's talk about the weather now. shall we? >> maria molina is here with a look at our current temperatures. >> good morning ainsley and heather. good to see you this morning. good morning everyone. we are starting off on a cool note across portions of the great lakes. 44 in the city of cleveland. as we head eastbound new york city looking at the current temperature on the cool side as well as 54 degrees. if you live out west warm temperatures get ready anywhere from montana into the portion of the central rockies. you will notice a drop in temperatures. today on the warm side upper 70s down into portions of utah. you will be talking about actually some snow by midweek out there. also some freezing temperatures.
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inbound 70 not too bad. parts of the southeast, in the southeast dealing with thunderstorms could produce severe weather from panhandle to mississippi and alabama. that storm will bring heavy sri rain across parts of tennessee and the carolinas. ainsley, heather? >> now to stories you can bank on this morning. president obama seeking to fill the treasury quickly. lauren simonetti from the fox business network. >> good morning. >> hifsh. the election weeks away now. president obama working quickly to nominate a new treasury secretary to replace timothy geithner with a mix of spending cuts and tax increases looming obama would likely pass someone with negotiating experience probably someone within as well. according to the wall street
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journal the two persons mentioned are white house chief of staff clinton blue anderson bowls. glen hubbard from the columbia schools. >> airlines making changes hair. over the past five years the airline cut smaller fees and flights shorter than 500 miles. that's kierd to go a new study by the office of inspector general of the department of transportation. another money saving strategy for the airlines and you are definitely familiar with this one. packing more passengers into bigger planes. is there any consolation for fliers out there? according to the study your flight has a greater chance of being on time and not being kept. >> that's good news. >> homeowner's insurance. you have new information for us. >> we are more satisfied than ever when it comes to homeowner's insurance. they like to bundle their auto and homeowner's policies.
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according to a jd power it was 785 out of 1,000 topping the list a michiganing ca mutual with 859, followed by aaa in southern california. american family and shelter. now the big insurers like travelers state farm and allstate they made a high grade. >> if you can get a home these days. yes. >> it's always good to bundle. >> it is now 11 minutes after the top of the hour. the latest threat to the troops in afghanistan a sharp rise in insider attacks. we are going to get after this. >> why they said we should brace for more of these attacks. and it was a wild ride for those on board the american airlines flight passengers literally thrown out of their seats. after the seats came unbolted from the plane. we are going to tell you how it all played out. as we head to break a quick look
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at the prices at the pump. national average standing at 3.78 a gallon.
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>> california now giving more thoon 300 inmates a new chance on life. there's a new law that would let inmates serving sentences for murders they committed as minors for a judge to cut their sentences by 25 years. it was pressured the united states to take this guy the last western detainee at guantanamo bay. canada's foreign ministers says omar connor was transferred months earlier than planned at america's request.
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he was captured when he was 15 years old. he pleaded guilty to killing a u.s. army medic. he could get paroled as early adds next summer. concerns growing this morning about insider attacks in afghanistan. it comes amid an extremely grim milestone for the u.s. and the war there. this is extremely grim the insider attacks marking the 2,000th death of the gravest heros fighting there. it caused great concern for troops in afghanistan. general john allen making it clear that the green on blue attacks are totally unacceptable. >> i am mad as hell about them to be honest with you. we are going to get after this. it reverb rates every where across the united states. we are willing to sacrifice a lot for this campaign but we are not willing to be murdered for it. >> so far 53 coalition forces
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were killed this year. there were 35 last year. eastern afghanistan a retired northbounding ypd sergeant working as a contractor was also killed. the surge is taking a tole on the partnerships between coalition and afghan forces. joint patrols recently resumed after being restricted due to these kinds of attacks. the joint controls are considered a key part of u.s. strategy to train security forces before all combat troops lead by the end of 2014. general allen fears there's no end to the fight after the attacks. >> this is a vulnerability. the iraq signature weapon system we hadn't seen before is the ied. we had to adjust to that. here i think the signature attack that we are beginning to sees going to be the insider attack. he is warning al qaeda is making
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a comeback targeting eliminating the al qaeda settlcells. >> pretty scary. thank you. that leaves us to our brew on the question of the day with the recent upset of insider attack what do you think should happen to afghanistan in you can tweet them to us at fox friends first or shoot us an e-mail at fox frienfriendsfirst@foxnews.com. it is 18 minutes after the hour. he is responsible for 27 shootings including 10 murders. now the convicted dc sniper is speaking out it's 10 years later. hard to image it has been ten years since it happened. we will tell you what essay being the crime that left millions in fear for weeks. >> friendly and not so friendly skies which airlines rank the heist in getting you and your bags there on time and which carriers you might want to avoid.
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>> it is 21 after the hour. jim demint leading a national charge for the federal bailout for state pension programs. they will run their systems into bankruptcy. illinois democratic governor pushed for a rescue the state has $167 billion in under funded pensions. and in an extra bumpy ride for american airlines passengers headed for miami after their seats literally came unbolted and started sliding around the plane. the plane making an emergency landing at jfk airport. heather over to you. >> oo we will talk about flight delays. what airlines have the best
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track records for getting them on time and less hassle. watch dog is out to help break it down. give us the top airlines and worst airlines according to the survey. >> virgin airline and jetblue are the top. they are good airlines especially by american standards. you get tv's and wi-fi. you can waven the game and do the work. on the flip side the two worst are american and united and i think uniteed by far. >> how do you explain that because of all of the industry consolidation that made the airlines so poor kierding to customers? >> i think that has a good thing to do with it. they have merged with other airlines they have taken it over gotten bigger as opposed to getting better. i think the focus on growth has hurt them customer service wise. it's not a pleasant experience.
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there's less flights less seats available more expensive more hassles more waiting. everything. it will is a bad experience. >> what's the top complaint? is it lack of on time arrivals or customer service? >> for me personally it's customer service. i am going through something with united right now. i used to fly american i switched to united when they bought continental. if you call you have to wait on-line forever. if you get a real person. if you send them an e-mail sometimes you have to get a month to get a response. >> who is the best for on time arrivals? >> the best is alaska airlines. second would be airtran. alaska is a great airline. they fly a lot in the west coast up to alaska and all over they have partnerships with the bigger airlines. they are a good airline to fly. >> what about lost bags the worst is american and united. that would be also jetblue and virgin america.
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>> 1 thing that drives me nuts is boarding procedures. if you were gold you were the first person who got on the plane now it's platinum it's diamond it's gold it's silver. when do we finally get to board? >> the procedures now are not streamline. they are saying they are trying to but that's not the case. even if you have platinum status on airlines it doesn't mean you get to board first. it has military people and people with disabilities and people with children. >> they have got everything. by the time your group is there there are 10 different groups that boarded. >> we have to leave it there. thank you so much. 25 minutes after the hour. horrifying new report out on fast and furious. the guns provided by the u.s. government are now linked to hundreds of shootings. we will tell you about that. we are two-days out from the first presidential debate. governor chris christie is giving his prediction. listen to this.
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>> oo every time mitt romney has been confronted in in campaign in one of these moments he has come through and performed extraordinarily well. >> also the obama camp on this. >> 1971 disney world opens in florida.
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>> good morning. welcome back to fox and friends first. i am heather nauert. >> i am ainsley earhardt. the top five stories making news at this hour. fox news identifying victims from mexico killed with weapons from the fast and furious gun walking operation. new documents reveal the u.s. program sits sent some 2,000 guns into the country. they were used in about 300 shootings including one at a birthday party in january 2010. 16 teenagers were killed. the mexican government has remained silent for the most part. estimated 1300 guns from the operation are still unaccounted for. 10 years after the dc snierp shooting rampage that left 140 people deadly vow malvo is speaking out. >> they say if you look up the definition i was a ghoul. i was a thief. i stole people's life. >> malvo who is now just a
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teenager at the time of the shootings is serving life without parole. john allen muhammad was executed in 2009. just ahead of the first presidential debate a new tv ad airs on gun control with a massacre survivor. >> in the next four years 48,000 americans won't be so lucky because they will be murdered with guns in the next president's term. >> the ad is pushing the candidates for gun violence plans. obama and romney meet for the debate in two-days. >> let's go to an extreme weather alert. the early breaks a 76-year-old flood record in ballenger, texas. it reached over 30 feet over the weekend. you are looking at nearby video of a park that is completely under water. you can see it right there. police are letting residents start to return to their homes. they were forced to evacuate on
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saturday. >> historians up and arms over a new green project. they want to cover an unused runway with solar panels. it says the site should be preserved as sacred ground. the project under consideration would cover the 4,000 foot runway and 14 acres of land with 60,000 solar energy panels by 2020. those are your top 5 at 5:30. we are two-days away from the first presidential debate. final preps are underway for a mile high show down. doug luzader is live from washington. it kind of borders on the surge. these guys start heaping praise on one another. to hear the president tell it as he did last night mitt romney his opponent has skills he can't
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match when it comes to debating. the top political ad viseor piles it on. >> challengers do well in this debate. >> presidented owe bhaum is a gifted speaker with a proven debate track record. the loan exception may be new jersey governor chris christie the only campaign surrogate on either side was willing to predict his guy would win. >> every time he has come through on the debate performing
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we are going to be shaking our heads saying it's a brand new race. >> it you have one event each week the last one this date in october. doug luzader thank you so much from washington. wednesday was a big talker. that's what presidential nominee paul ryan is talking about. >> sitting down with fox news sundays ryan telling chris what he thinks romney needs to do at the first debate to win the white house. >> he needs to give the american people the choice we are offering. that's what we are doing. we owe the country a very clear choice of a different future. we can either have dynamic growing economy that produces opportunity or have a stag innocent opportunity to fosters dependency. we can stick to the failed
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policies of the last four years and next four years. stagnation verses growth, dependency verses opportunity and upward mobility. that's the classic choice clear difference we are offering. what we hope people get out of the de bite is the choice. i think people will see what kind of a president is he going to be? this particular debate that's what matters and all of the debates. i know what. obama has done all of the empty promises and broken promise misses i know about the ugly stagnant economy what is mitt romney and paul ryan offering to get us back on track. >> it is what laura ingram is talking about. what she thinks will come out of wednesday's debate. >> one thing the debate is be all end all. there's not a universal consensus romney has to be the clear winner. laying the bench mark it's the debate falls into the media
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means of romney has to perform if he doesn't it's an excuse of another round in my mind of disgustingly biassed pieces of mitt romney. i believe phil is right when bara barack obama was challenged in the interview last week by jorge he was challenged really hard. he is uncomfortable when he is confronted with facts and simply worded questions. if mitt romney remind people we have 11.7 unemployment not 8.1 america's best days cannot be behind her they have to be in front of her i think he wins by not having a moment but having a moment of real leadership and real maturity. >> in that first debate wednesday october 3rd fox news channel coverage starts at precisely at 8:55 p.m. with meg megan kelly and bret baier. >> not a minute later than that.
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8:55. >> before you leave your house let's get the first degree weather update. >> we have a lot of heavy ooifrn the weekend. todayed rain is over tennessee and the carolinas already starting to see some of that early this morning and some of the heavy rain into portions of eastern alabama. it will be impacting us through portions of the mid atlantic as we head into early monday morning and wednesday many across portions of new england will be dealing with some of the heavy rain. we could be looking at a couple days of impacts from the stoerp system in the form of possibly flash flooding on some of the heavier storms with this large storm system and also severe weather will be possible across parts of georgia, alabama and the florida panhandle gusty
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winds a main western. quick shot of the high temperatures for today still warm out west. expect a cool down and high temperatures in the 60s. thank you so much. time for entertain this. wedding bells ringing with three surprise celebrity weddings. anne hathaway said i do adam showman along the california coast. he married his model girlfriend martha patterson at a ceremony in tennessee. cat deally of the tv show so you think you can dance tied the knot with co host patrick shelt tee in rome. i don't know what she is doing up there. miley cyrus is said to be in talks as bonnie parker in bonnie and clyde. no word on when the show will
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air. hotel transylvania had $43 million, biggest debut ever. now for your starting lineup a roundup of all of the sports stories making headlines at this hour. the super bowl champion giants looking for the win with seconds left against the eagles. missing that field goal but the eagles called a time-out. he gets another shot. it looks like it's on its way but it falls just short. eagles win 19-17. improve to 3-1. a major collapse for the u.s. at the ryder cup. >> >> quite the come back. europe rallying from a 10-6 deficit to match the largest come back in the event's history. sinking the 14 st. and
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deciding -- the deciding point at the 18th hole. the mad dash for william mac ill roy who needed a police motorcade because he arrived 11 minutes before tee time. he forgot ill sinl tral time and not eastern time. >> he thought he was going to have enough time to warm-up. didn't have enough time to warm-up. >> that is stressful. >> that is the only thing on my tv. >> it is now 40 minutes past the hour. arnold schwarzenegger opens up for the first time about that affair. listen to this. >> she then says, hey, i think that joseph is your kid, and am i off here on this or not? >> more on that moment his wife maria schriver confronted him about his love child. >> it's the last chance to whens the question of the day amid the recent spike of insider attacks.
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>> let's span the globe to see what headlines are happening overseas. take a look at this. strong winds from a typhoon picking up a car sending it flying across the parking lot. wow. the video shot by a u.s. marine and so far the typhoon has killed two people and injured more than 180. to ecuador where two tourists have been rescued. two women one from england the other from australia ceased by a columbian group near the border and then held at gun point.
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the group fled when they heard the search helicopters. >> arnold schwarzenegger's memoir total recall my unbelievably true life story hits store shelves today. ahead of that memoir which recalls his affair with a housekeeper that resulted in a love child and ended the marriage of maria schriver. the california governor revealing the moment when his wife confronted him about his love child. >> that visit is the visit where she said hey, i think that joseph is your kid. and am i off here on this or not? i said you are absolutely correct. i had to face up to that which i have been hiding no one knew about but i knew about it at that time maybe for five six years or so. you just said you are
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absolutely right. i am sorry. it was very painful for her. she was very disappointed. >> maria asked you yp didn't you tell me? what did you say? >> that i did not know how to>> how to tell her. >> without worrying about that it would get out or whatever. >> and that she would leave you while you were still governor? >> i don't think that that was as much an issue as just how to keep this under wraps. >> be sure to watch fox and friends. he will be in new york he will talk about the new book at 7:15 eastern. >> earlier we told you about the recent surge of insider attacks in afghanistan killing members of the u.s. military. >> that's what we asked you to brew on what do you think should happen in afghanistan? here are some of your responses so far. president obama's policy of
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announcing our lead dates rendered success in afghanistan impossible. katherine in maine says whether we like it or not we are the international police force leaving just enough forces to do very little good was a huge m s mistake. >> colorado says we can't change years of backward thinking it is impossible. we have bin laden let's get our people out of there. >> it is 47 after the hour. from clenszing to var vation going to the extreme to lose weight. these crunches may be harmful to your health. the dos and don'ts of dieting. >> all righty. starting today double trouble for hospitals if they admit medicare patients too soon we will tell you about this. >> let's check in with steve
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doocy to see what's coming up next on fox and friends. >> coming up it's monday. donald trump joins us. we are going to talk to him about a new proposed international tax. >> allen west talking about what went wrong wiin libya. evan bayh former senator from the great state of indiana is going to talk about a tax on all of it at a time when we needed it the least. that's starting in 12 minutes on the fox news channel. stay with us.
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>> medicare can stop housing.
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this is part of the president's healthcare law that is meant to improve quality of care. the average fine is 125,000 dollars. >> bonnie and clyde still robbing people. two of their guns selling for half a million dollars at auction. the colt 45 was found in his waist band and bonnie's 38 special was found apparently taped to her thigh. that's when the infamous outlaws were killed back in 1934. >> the battle of the bulge. you know the muffin top, some diets can be dangerous for your health. here to breakdown the dos and don'ts fitness expert nikki fitness. >> good to see you. >> let's start first with the cleanse. so many people i hear a lot of people in the studio here in new york city doing these cleansing diets. are they healthy? >> sometimes they harm more than they help. i think if you are going to do a
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cleanse go vegan for a week. will you get your nutrients and vitamins. cleanses take out everything else you are supposed to be angry. you get angry, hungry, angry. >> i like it. what about fiber. >> fiber is great for you. if you find it in natural sources like eat real foods. apples, whole grain bread, cereals that have fiber. the powders -- >> fiber bars have a lot of sugar in them. >> processed food i don't know what's good for you is the nature. >> protein diet lots of protein lots of meat. >> are they good for you? >> take a look at cancer studies. high red meat high sugar and white bread really help cause cancer. you have to kind of stay away from that. >> nuts. try lean protein like fish, eggs, chicken. fish try not the farm kind the
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ocean kind and natural local. >> will it say that on packaging? >> if you order it on-line or in the store. you can ask your butcher. >> a lot of people skip breakfast and dinner. >> you are getting angry. when you are really starving you will choose a bad food. if you are so hungry you might just go for the burger or pizza. if you eat small snacks you won't be on empty. >> a lot of folks go straight to the gym go to the workout. should they eat something before they go? >> i say you should fuel your body before workout. you wouldn't drive a car for an hour when it was on empty. if you are fasting overnight that's what they call breakfast. breaking the fast. do something let it settle and go for your run or whatever you
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are doing. do my workout dv after wards. it is now 6 minutes to the top of the hour. a hockey celebration going very wrong. this player trying to jump into the glass after the goal but it doesn't go as planned. can you figure out the word of the day? there it is at the bottom of the screen. stick around for the answer. ♪ [ slap! ] [ slap! sp! slap! slap! ] ow! [ male announcer ] when your favorite foods fight you, fight back fast with tums smoothies. so fast and smooth, you'll forget you had heartburn. ♪ tum tum tum tutums [ male announcer ] tums smoothies.
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>> it is two minutes before the hour. first the good this morning. a grand mother goes sigh sky diving to celebrate her birthday. she said her experience was awesome . good for her . >> and the puppy versus the life jacket. it is too big for the miniature schnauzer and finally the ugly. a celebration goes wrong. the new jersey junior titan drytrying to jump at the glass and goes all the way through the glass. it is time to go. eric is here to help us